Clay Walker might not hit the golf ball as far as did former Rice University quarterback and NFL star King Hill; he does not hit a laser like iron the way Junior Seau used to do; but then, I never heard either of them sing. We should all remember to give thanks for those guys and others, like Rudy T and Larry Dierker. If I list any more, I could be accused of name-dropping.
For the first time in his career, Rickie Fowler won a PGA tournament (Phoenix) when leading after 54 holes. He overcame adverse weather, a double bogey and a truly crazy triple bogey; he lost the lead, fell behind and rebounded. It was his day.
In what well may have been the first skirmish in a battle for the District 24-6A title, and the first step on the ladder to a state championship, local heavyweights Clear Creek, Clear Falls and Clear Springs squared off last week in the Clear Springs Invitational tournament.
I don’t usually write on Saturday, but this one is different. First, although there is bright sunshine out, the overnight rain (sick of it) has returned my home course to mush; it should in my opinion be closed.
It is the year that decades from now will be remembered as a landmark year for significant changes in the official rules of golf; and for the marriage of professional golf and professional gambling. Yet, the gambling game most likely to still be played wherever golfers are found, is the Nass…
Danny Reegan and Pete Nanos looked on as John Butler helped himself to an early Christmas present, smacking a sand wedge 93 yards and into the bottom of the cup at the ninth hole at Moody Gardens golf course a couple of weeks ago. It was the second hole in one for the Galveston County reside…
Young women seem to be increasingly interested in the game, as evidenced by program growth in our local high schools and thanks to area PGA golf professionals who do a wonderful job of teaching the game and keeping it interesting.
As the football floated gently just right of the upright in the cool air at Mile High Stadium, and your Houston Texans won their sixth consecutive game, I declared with nobody but my bride in earshot: “Ya gotta have a little luck along the way.”
In addition to interesting reads on how golf can be the nexus for lasting friendships and golf fitness, the issue points out that Moody Gardens has been an Island staple since it opened in 1986, complete with a rainforest, aquarium and of course, those iconic pyramids.
The really terrible shot you might have hit in your most recent round of golf, does not tell the whole story: it just makes a solid foundation for explaining an unwanted outcome.
If you watched the Houston Texans visit Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Sunday to challenge the Colts, there is no need to explain to “winning ugly” means. If you arose much earlier in the day to tune in the final day of the Ryder Cup matches from a place in France that I can neither re…